'79 GL1000 no power!

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'79 GL1000 no power!

Postby clarkekw » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:38 pm

Just put a new after market starter on and now the bike doesn't seem to have any power and pops during idle or downshift. The Idle is a joke. Any suggestions?

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Re: '79 GL1000 no power!

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:38 pm

A bit of history might help.
replacing the starter has nothing to do directly with how the bike runs.
Did it run perfectly before the starter was changed?
How much time did it set up,not running?

Your description of how it runs indicates an ignition or carb problem.

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